Parks & Recreation 

1101 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502

785-587-2757

785-587-2727


Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Eastes, Eddie Director of Parks and Recreation, CPRP 785-587-2757
Thompson, Wyatt Assistant Director, PLA, ASLA, CPSI 785-587-2767
Clifford, Randi Recreation Director 785-587-2763
Galvan, Tammy Operations Officer 785-587-2757
Kirkwood, Melissa Community Relations Officer 785-587-2761
Leyva, Alfonso Park Planner 785-587-2740

Cemetery 

785-587-2757




Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Mohler, Mike Cemetery Sexton 785-587-2780

Flint Hills Discovery Center 
Directions

315 S 3rd Street
Manhattan, KS 66502

785-587-2726




Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Adams, Susan Director 785-587-2726
Hensler, Katharine Assistant Director/Development 785-587-2726
Garrett, Roy Exhibits/Operations Manager 785-2729
Schmitz, Brieanna Volunteer and Guest Service Manager 785-587-2729
Bridenstine, Stephen Public Programs Coordinator 785-587-2729
Mertz, Jonathan Event Sales Coordinator 785-587-2729
DelTufo, Abriana Marketing Coordinator 785-587-2729
Cullers, Penny Gift Store Coordinator 785-587-2729
Myers, Amber Education Specialist 785-587-2729

Parks 

785-587-2757




Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Lamb, Matt Parks Supervisor 7855872757
Mattox, David J. Forestry Supervisor 785-587-2757
Smithson, Casey Park Superintendent 785-587-2757
Von Lintel, Luci Horticulture Supervisor 785-587-2757

Recreation 

785-587-2757




Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Baker, Dave Douglass Community Center Director 785-587-2774
Cook, Kelly Recreation Supervisor - Aquatics & Ice Rink 785-587-2739
Mayer, Jeff Recreation Supervisor - Facilities 785-587-2759
McKee, Ryan Recreation Supervisor - Special Events/Tournaments 785-587-2768
Walters, Kelly Recreation Supervisor - Adult Sports 785-587-2769
Singhisen, Logan Recreation Supervisor - Youth Sports 785-587-2760
Rojas, Mitzie Fitness Coordinator 785-587-2773
Haar, Andy Recreation Coordinator, Youth Sports 785-587-2756
Buchanan, Mike Activities Leader - Adult Sports 785-587-2755
Stanley, Phillip Activities Leader - Aquatics 785-587-2758
Sparlin, Lindsey Interim Recreation Coordinator 785-587-2765
Myers-Bowman , Daniel Interim Recreation Coordinator 785-587-2766

Sunset Zoo  
Directions

2333 Oak Street
Manhattan, KS 66502

785-587-2737

785-587-2730


Link: Sunset Zoo Website